Liquore al sambuco di Chiaromonte is a traditional liqueur from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is specifically produced in the town of Chiaromonte, as well as in other nearby towns and communes such as Senise and Viggianello.

The history of this liqueur dates back several centuries, with its origins rooted in the traditional knowledge and practices of the local communities. The elderflower, or sambuco in Italian, is the main ingredient used to make this liqueur. The flowers are carefully harvested and infused in alcohol, along with other secret ingredients and spices, to create a unique and aromatic beverage.

Liquore al sambuco di Chiaromonte has gained recognition as a traditional agri-food product (PAT) in Italy. This recognition highlights its cultural and historical significance, as well as the traditional methods used in its production. It is often enjoyed as a digestif or used in cocktails, adding a floral and fragrant touch to the drinks.

One popular recipe that incorporates Liquore al sambuco di Chiaromonte is the “Sambuca Sour.” To make this cocktail, mix 2 ounces of Liquore al sambuco di Chiaromonte, 1 ounce of lemon juice, and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon twist or elderflower petals for an extra touch of elegance.

Another recipe that showcases the unique flavors of this liqueur is the “Elderflower Spritz.” In a glass filled with ice, combine 2 ounces of Liquore al sambuco di Chiaromonte, 3 ounces of prosecco, and a splash of soda water. Stir gently and garnish with a slice of orange or a sprig of fresh mint.

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